Vagrant Records has announced the latest addition to their roster: South Florida-based singer/songwriter John Ralston. He was discovered by the label when he did a series of shows opening for Dashboard Confessional in 2005. The label will re-release his 2005 album, Needle Bed, on April 18. You can sample tracks off the release at his MySpaace page. Ralston will support the release by opening up for Dashboard again on a national tour later this year, dates TBA.
Ralston has a handful of shows on his plate this winter; dates:
Jan 21 2006 9:00P
City Link Music Festival Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Jan 26 2006 8:00P
Back Booth Orlando, FL
Jan 27 2006 8:00P
Lillians Lakeland, FL
Mar 23 2006 8:00P
Piano's New York City, NY
Mar 24 2006 8:00P
Assumption College Worcester, MA
This is just the first of three signings Vagrant have coming up; the label should be announced the other two additions to their stable shortly.